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Oct
14
comment Openbox: disable Alt-F4 on per application basis
I know that, but it always looks like playing the wise guy with such minor typo fixes. :) I normally only do that with bigger issues: bad layout,. bad grouping etc.
Oct
12
comment Modify the right click options when clicking a desktop icon
Gilles asked about both your desktop environment (e. g. LXDE, Unity...) and your window manager (e. g. xfwm4, openbox). It must be noted that with modern Linux distros, these are usually combined as one (arbitrary) pair of (DE, WM). For instance, LXDE normally uses openbox as window manager.
Oct
12
comment What's stealing my F11 key?
OK, let me get out my crystal ball again ... Presumably due to logging in graphically openbox was still active in the system and was in reality not restarted with your new settings. This would have been done by openbox --restart, which you can even launch from console when on LXDE "live." (as regular user!) Might save you from the trouble to reboot or even power-cycle the machine with such minor changes.
Oct
12
answered Openbox keybindings not taking effect after --reconfigure or restart
Oct
10
revised List partition labels from the command line
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Oct
10
revised List partition labels from the command line
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Oct
10
revised List partition labels from the command line
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Oct
7
comment Is no caching mode page a serious error?
This also happens when a USB pen drive is used. Why this silly message would appear at all with flash drives escapes me, though. A simple fork that suppresses this message when the device is a USB memory stick would do the trick, but of course, this would be too easy.
Sep
28
comment Plotting data from a text file on the desktop
Oh, conky is a very good approach, however only if you know about LUA scripting. You might want to check out the forum at crunchbang.org , where some utter wizards have managed to get diagrams displayed on conky. Note that this will absolutely require conky to be compiled with the cairo bindings since cairo will be responsible for all the graphical stuff. Perhaps you could go cutting and pasting some sample code snippets from there and advance in your "quest" that way?
Sep
28
answered Bind conky to single worksapce
Sep
24
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Sep
15
comment Trying to access environment variable (array) declared in ~/.profile from shell script
I don’t understand why you view this as a hardship. Because the script might be called repeatedly in short intervals. And hence I thought it would be a nice idea to have an array pre-built which can then be used by all subsequent script calls.
Sep
15
asked Trying to access environment variable (array) declared in ~/.profile from shell script
Sep
14
revised awk: Extracting a fixed number of rows where the last row number may vary
wording
Sep
10
comment awk: Extracting a fixed number of rows where the last row number may vary
Speaking of which, some regex engines even do use angle brackets for word boundary matching :) (however they won't work in either awk or gawk) ... Anyways, I think it'll be worth working on a solution that will simulate word boundary on non-GNU awk, since the blind following of GNUisms has almost become epidemic on SE/SO, and thus one of my pet peeves as well.
Sep
10
comment awk: Extracting a fixed number of rows where the last row number may vary
Caveat: Make sure you keep in mind that a \b in GNU awk (gawk) will stand for backspace, so to work correctly, the regex in my OP must be changed to / \ytop\y$/, with \y` standing for "word boundar y". This has just cost me another 15 minutes to figure out, since my regex made top keep on spitting out itself all the same, although I was sure I had filtered it out by now....BUT: this is a GNU-ism; it's not available in traditional awk implementations (neither is \b).
Sep
10
revised awk: Extracting a fixed number of rows where the last row number may vary
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Sep
10
revised awk: Extracting a fixed number of rows where the last row number may vary
bugfix (missed single end quote!!)
Sep
10
comment awk: Extracting a fixed number of rows where the last row number may vary
@G-Man Well, top displays the stuff pre-sorted already, whilst with ps you'd normally have to pipe a sort to the line to achieve the same. Unless you know about the --sort option in ps, which I had ignored...
Sep
10
revised awk: Extracting a fixed number of rows where the last row number may vary
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